A Simple, Elegant and Inexpensive Wedding Table Setting

by Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

Planning to make wedding table decorations? I’ve planned out an idea for this that is based on easy-to-find supplies, not requiring crafting machines or things that would be difficult to use after this project is complete. I also was interested in it being easy to prepare but still elegant. By creating several easy-to-make matching pieces, the cost of the basic crafting supplies is still quite low per setting.

Using the kraft cardstock as the background, you have the option to play with more color choices on the embossing powder or the dyed flowers with the Fireworks! Simmery Craft Sprays.

Instead of using the Imagine white embossing powder, you could stamp the design with Brilliance Moonlight White that gives a good result on the kraft paper and reduces the process time. However, the result with the Imagine’s white embossing powder is brighter and the embossed texture on the surface is more impressive. I estimate of the cost for 100 place-settings is about $150. One A3 kraft page makes an entire setting.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 20 min


Step 1

Cut a 6 x 3 inch piece of kraft carstock (for the napkin ring) and a 6 x 8 inch piece (for under the cutlery). Stamp both pieces with the doily image with VersaMark, cover with the white Imagine Embossing Powder and heat set.

Step 2

Distress the edges of the above pieces with Brilliance Moonlight White inkpad. TIP: Step 1 could be completed using Brilliance Moonlight White under the embossing powder if you do not already own a VersaMark inkpad. VersaMark is the best ink to use for embossing, but the Brilliance pigment ink would work as well.

Step 3

Set a piece of the Tear It Tape on the edge of the napkin ring card piece and bend the card to make the ring.

Step 4

Cut a 12 x 4 inch piece from the kraft paper and score on 6 ½ inch mark. Stamp and heat emboss the doily design as previously done.

Step 5

Turn to backside and set Tear It! Tape on the left and right sides of the shorter part. Fold and secure. This makes a pocket to use for a thank you card or as a favor; glue a bit loose to allow more space if you place something thick.

Step 6

Spay some of the white paper flowers with the Fireworks Shimmery Craft Spray in Desert Sand. Let them dry.

Step 7

Cut a 2 ¼ x 2 ¼ inch kraft paper piece. Stamp the sentiment stamp with Brilliance Graphite Black. Let dry before stacking, or use heat tool to speed up the drying time. For extra elegance, use a corner punch to round the corners. TIP: Later you will use StazOn Jet Black ink for another piece. You could use that ink for this step as well, but the Brilliance pigment ink will show up more solid or opaque on the kraft cardstock which is why I recommend it here.

Step 8

Wrap some burlap cord around the pocket card, add a piece of the foam tape and place the quote card piece. TIP: For a little less volume, you could secure the sentiment with Tear It Tape as well.

Step 9

Add paper flowers and rhinestones gluing with the On Point Glue. Fill this simple envelope with a small favor or the menu.

Step 10

Wrap burlap cord around the napkin ring, add a large a flower and a rhinestone in the center of it using On Point Glue.

Step 11

Glue paper flowers on a large cutting of burlap cord to create garlands for the table decoration.

Step 12

Stamp paper doilies with sentiment stamp and the StazOn Jet Black inkpad. The StazOn ink will stay put on the doilies when they are used as coasters and won’t bleed if they get wet. It also dries very quickly, so the stamping for these pieces can go very quickly.

The time to make all of these pieces can be reduced with preparation. Cut all the papers in advance (or even have them cut and scored to specification), estimate the flowers you will need to color and spray all at once so they are all dry before using them, and cut the cords you need in advance to reduce the time of pulling it all together at the end.


  • A3 kraft card page (one per setting)
  • Paper flowers
  • Studio G – sentiment rubber stamp
  • Finnabair – doily stamp
  • Paper doilies
  • Rhinestones
  • Burlap cord
  • Corner punch
  • Paper trimmer or scissors & ruler
  • Scoring tool
  • Double-sided foam tape
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • Heat tool

March Color of the Month is Ultraviolet

We are inspired by all the bright and vivid colors in the new VersaFine Clair collection. To kick off Spring the right way, we choose Ultraviolet for our color of the month for March. Ultraviolet is a wonderful sharp purple that works well with light cream colors or a dark night sky colors. We see the use of Ultraviolet in flowers, fabrics, princess dresses, unicorn colors, makeup, the galaxy night sky, and glowing jewels.

Another challenge that we gave to our Artist in Residence for March is Weddings! We love all the cool things that people are doing DIY decor for their weddings and we wanted to add to the inspiration by adding a host of tutorials for the couple’s special day.

Here is a sneak peek for March

A home decor project by Iris Rodiguez.

A cute owl stamped and embossed by Kyriakos Pachadiroglou.

An Ultraviolet and glittery card design by Roni Johnson.


Make this Stand-out Card for Newlyweds

by Tenia Nelson

Jazzy Paper Designs with a super fun Wedding theme card made with Imagine and Tsukineko products

Tenia here from Jazzy Paper Designs with a super fun wedding theme card made with Imagine and Tsukineko products. Weddings are always a special time in someone’s life and what better way to show your friends you care than to create a hand crafted card. Here are the directions on how to create this hip and stylish project!

Skill: Beginner
Time: 30 minutes


Stamp the wood grain style stamp on to paper using VersaFine Onyx Black
Step 1

Stamp the wood grain stamp on to paper using VersaFine Onyx Black and heat emboss with Clear Embossing powder onto white cardstock.

Dymo Label Maker
Step 2

Die cut “wishes” and create “wedding” sentiment using the label maker.

Add shimmer onto image panel using Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz
Step 3

Add shimmer onto image panel using Gold Sheer Shimmer Spritz.

sentiments, sequins, washi and sticker stitches
Step 4

Add the sentiments, sequins to the card front using On Point Glue. Add washi and sticker stitches.

Step 5

Adhere twine and adhere image panel onto card using foam adhesive.


Thank you for checking out my project and have a wonderful day!



  • Michaels – Winnie and Walter wood grain stamp, “wishes” die
  • Sticker Stitches
  • Washi tape
  • Sequins
  • Twine
  • Foam adhesive
  • Dymo label maker





I bet a lot of people are starting to attend graduations. But soon enough- it will be weddings! We are designating this as Wedding Week on our blog. You will see projects that can be used in helping plan or attend a wedding. Enjoy these snippets of some of the projects we have lined up.


You can also check out other project ideas for weddings on our Make page.